Stories of Resilience #3 with Andy Booth | April 2021

Stories of Resilience #3 with Andy Booth | April 2021

For this new Story of Resilience, we had the amazing opportunity to interview Andy Booth.

Australian living in France since 2001, Andy brought in the “Horsemanship approach”, which has since become “ethological riding”.

He has trained more than 100,000 riders in more than 20 countries around the world and even received an award from the Commonwealth from Queen Elisabeth II.

In this conversation, Andy Booth shares what his work with horses taught him about Leadership, Resilience, and human nature.

Discover now this very inspiring conversation!

How about – literally – taking some distance?

How about – literally – taking some distance?

Changing environments is sometimes all we need to allow some distance from a tense situation, or when the pressure becomes too high. Creating space between oneself and a situation (or a person) often helps us rejuvenate and calm down.

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
When I feel the pressure rising, I will go to another room.

What act of kindness will you perform today?

What act of kindness will you perform today?

Cultivating kindness is a valuable part of a business life. Research confirms that people who make acts of kindness feel and radiate positive emotions. Simple things work: invite someone new to lunch, tell your boss why you appreciate him/her, write something encouraging for a colleague who is experiencing difficulties etc…

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
I take every day an opportunity to perform an act of kindness.

Which topic will benefit from your reflection today?

Which topic will benefit from your reflection today?

Days are typically structured around the to-do list. Amidst this frenetic busyness, reflection time tends to decrease or disappear. In view of today’s world issues, creating reflection time seems crucial to remain creative and impactful.

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
I take 20 minutes every day to think deeply about something specific.

Who are you going to make eye-contact with today?

Who are you going to make eye-contact with today?

Eye contact provides social information to the person you are listening to and talking to. It helps to build trust and engage an audience. It may take little practice to confidently hold someone’s gaze but you will quickly experience the benefits.

So here is a resilience practice we invite you to cultivate this week:
I take every opportunity to make eye-contact, creating trusting relationships.